OUR STATE – OUR PRIDE
India is our country. A country is an area which has such states together.many districts together form a state.
Total number of states in India is 28, The direction in which Karnataka is situated in the
map of India is The Indian State of Karnataka is located 11°30′ North and 18°30′ North latitudes and 74° East and 78°30′ East longitude. It is situated on a tableland where the Western and Eastern Ghat ranges converge into the complex, in the western part of the Deccan Peninsular region of India.
Karnataka is our state. There are 30 districts in our state. Each state has special physical features. For example.
physical features and climate our state is divided into four natural regions hills, coastal area etc.
Many rivers flow in our state. Some of them flow towards the east and some towards the west. Example:Krishna, Ghataprabha, Sharavathi, Kali,Malaprabha, Bhima,Aghanashini,Thungabhadra,
Cauveri, Netravathi, Hemavathi, Kabini.
Places of attraction
There are many places of attraction in our state.Thousands of tourists visit our state every year.
Bengaluru is the capital city of our state. Vidhanasoudha, Vikasa soudha, High court, Vishveshwarayya industrial and technological museum, Venkatappa art gallery, Tippu’s summer palace, Jawaharlal Nehru planetarium, Lal bagh and Cubbon park are the main places of attraction.
Chamundi hills and zoo are important places in Mysuru. Dasara celebration held here is famous all over the world.The historical places are the important places related
to the history of our state
Hampi is in Ballari district. It was the capital city of Vijayanagara empire.The architecture of this place is very famous. The carvings of Virupaksha temple, Lotus Mahal, Hazara Ramaswami
temple etc., are very beautiful.
Some places attract tourists by their scenic beauty.These are natural resorts. Nandi hills, Bababudangiri, Mullayana giri, Kemmanugundi, Kudremukh and Kodachadri are
important hill stations.
Historical places and natural resorts are the symbols of national pride in our state. It is our responsibility to protect them.